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Apple under pressure to dazzle as market slows

As Apple and Samsung gear up to launch new flagship smartphones, the market leaders are seeking a wow factor that can help them fend off challenges from rising Chinese-based manufacturers.

Could Apple's next big thing be a car?

The California technology colossus behind the iPhone has confirmed its interest in self-driving cars, but experts are trying to deduce the secretive company's plans for traction in a market where others have been speeding along.

Apple gets permit to test self-driving cars

Apple has joined the list of companies with permits to test self-driving cars in California, according to an updated roster released on Friday by state officials.

Apple invests in China wind farms

Apple has struck a partnership with the world's largest wind turbine maker, the American company said, marking the tech giant's largest clean energy project to date.

FBI hacks attacker's iPhone, drops Apple suit

The FBI has unlocked the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino terror attackers, officials said, ending a heated legal standoff with Apple that had pitted US authorities against Silicon Valley.

Apple-FBI encryption showdown postponed, for now

The US government's decision to delay its effort to force Apple to help unlock an attacker's iPhone may only postpone the inevitable drawn-out battle over encryption and data protection.

Apple goes small for new iPhone, iPad

Apple has gone small -- cutting prices as well as screen size -- unveiling a new iPhone and iPad aimed at first-time buyers and customers in emerging markets.

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